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Jul 1, 2012 7:00pm PDT
, the u.s. military establishment has treated cyberspace as a domain of conflict where it would need the capability to fend off attack or launch its own. that time is here, because someone sabotaged a top-secret nuclear installation in iran with nothing more than a long string of computer code. >> we have entered into a new phase of conflict in which we use a cyber weapon to create physical destruction. >> simon: qatar is tiny, wedged between two giants-- iran and saudi arabia. its capital, doha, is literally rising from the sand. not very long ago, that's all there was here, sand. today, it looks ritzier and wackier than any city anywhere, and there's more than bling. a new state-of-the-art hospital is about to open. there's a first-class symphony orchestra. the emir imported the musicians. there are six top american universities. and, oh, yes, there's something else-- qataris are the richest people in the world. >> stahl: in the beautiful italian province of perugia, men room the frosty hills with their trained dogs, hunting for the most expensive food in the world. so this is $1,0
Jul 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, was a good putt and the next hole was darrening point because neither one of us -- a turning point because neither one of us probably should have birdied that hole and both made mistakes there and last couple holes were tough. for me that was a neat experience to be able to hit two really good shots coming the last two holes. i had to cut off the t in a little draw and in the second shot to have it turn out was fantastic, but i want to say thank you to at&t for everything and i really want to say thank you to all the maintenance staff and our foundation and everyone who is involved in yesterday's clean- up. [ applause ] >> i mean everyone, all the volunteers, everyone worked their tails off to get it so that we were able to play yesterday and we were so thankful because yesterday was a dangerous situation if spectators were allowed to come in and we couldn't guarantee your safety and that's of utmost importance to us and i know that it was -- it felt like a lot of pent up energy out there today because everyone was so fired up from the very first hole on and it got louder and louder as we
Jul 15, 2012 7:00pm PDT
reproduced the tones that the phone company used and allowed users to make free long distance phone calls. >> isaacson: wozniak loves the blue box. he's doing it as a prank. steve says, "we can sell them. we can market them." and they sold about 100 of them, and jobs said to me, "that's the beginning of apple. when we started doing that blue box, i knew that, with wozniak's brilliant designs and my marketing skills, we could sell anything." >> kroft: that was still a few years off. jobs enrolled at reed college in oregon at a time when timothy leary was telling students across the country to turn on, tune in, and drop out. jobs did after one semester. >> jobs: the time we grew up in was a magical time. and it was also a very, you know, spiritual time in my life. definitely, taking lsd was one of the most important things in my life and... not the most important but right up there. >> kroft: he eventually drifted back to his parents' house and became one of the first 50 employees to work for the video game maker atari. but he was not a big hit with his co-workers. he never wore shoes, had
Jul 29, 2012 7:00pm PDT
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Jul 8, 2012 8:00pm PDT
have no intention of leaving until you tell me what's on your mind. we gave you $40, you gave us... >> kroft: porn peddlers, scammers, confidence men. >> i don't know, he put over there. these is my films. >> you're contemptible. i mean this, not for the camera, i'd like for you to get out of here. >> kroft: for a few years, they were staples on "60 minutes." >> i hope you got it and i hope you have the guts to use it. >> kroft: if you had so much fun, and the audience loved it, why did you stop doing it? >> wallace: because it became a caricature of itself. and we realized we weren't getting information, we were getting drama. >> kroft: mike, you have something against drama? >> wallace: oh, no. but if it is legitimate drama, if you really are after... by asking a tough question, or a difficult question-- nothing wrong with it. because you're in search of the truth, you hope. accuracy, understanding. but to do it just to make somebody look like a fool or embarrass them or whatever, after a while, uh-uh. all right. >> kroft: over the years, mike developed his own special shorthan
Jul 22, 2012 7:00pm PDT
is just three medals inside of breaking the all-time olympic career record. he told us he almost quit swimming altogether after dominating the beijing olympics in 2008. >> i would do nothing, like, i would just wake up at 11:00 in the afternoon. deo wouldn't leave the house. i would sit around and play video games. i was so lazy. i probably went through, like, a depression phase where i was just like, "what am i doing?" >> cooper: tonight, this epic olympian shows us what he is doing now and why he decided to get back in the pool. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm lesley stahl. >> i'm lora logan. >> i'm byron pitts. >> i'm anderson cooper. >> i'm scott pelley. those stories tonight on "60 minutes." ♪ [ male announcer ] it's back. the confidence, the determination. chevrolet had the greatest year in our history last year. and we're making our highest-quality, most advanced cars ever. but judge for yourself. if you're not happy with your new chevy, return it. introducing the chevy love it or return it guarantee. ♪ from doing what's right to getting that feeling back, chevy runs deep. thos
Jul 8, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. >> safer: it used to be that everyone started kindergarten at age five. today, nearly a quarter of some kindergarten classrooms are populated by six-year-olds. kindergarten red-shirting has more than tripled since the 1970s. boys are twice as likely to be held back as girls, whites more than minorities, and rich more than poor. >> i don't think it's really cheating the system. i view whatever i think, within my realm as a parent, to make sure that my child is as prepared as they can be for life's challenges. >> safer: and has every advantage. >> yes. >> simon: magnus carlsen is the best in the world. just look at what he's doing-- competing against ten players simultaneously. that, in itself, is not extraordinary. but magnus cannot see the boards; he's facing the other way. so he has to keep track of the positions of 320 pieces blind. and the number of possible moves? infinite. it transcends chance. i mean, i just can't fathom what you've just done. it seems like it's supernatural. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm lesley stahl. >> i'm morley safer. >> i'm bob simon. >> i'm lara logan. >> i'm
Jul 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, and explained exactly how he used his clients' money to buy powerful friends and influence legislation. >> jack abramoff: i was so far into it that i couldn't figure out where right and wrong was. i believed that i was among the top moral people in the business. i was totally blinded by what was going on. >> stahl: jack abramoff was a whiz at influencing legislation, and one way he did that was to get his clients, like some indian tribes, to make substantial campaign contributions to select members of congress. >> abramoff: as i look back, it was effective. it certainly helped the people i was trying to help, both the clients and the republicans, at that time. >> stahl: but even that, you're now saying, was corrupt? >> abramoff: yes. >> stahl: can you quantify how much it costs to corrupt a congressman? >> abramoff: ( laughs ) i was actually thinking of writing a book, "the idiot's guide to buying a congressman," as a way to put this all down. but first, i think most congressmen don't feel they're being bought. most congressmen, i think, can, in their own mind, justify the system. >> stahl: rat
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